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HONOURED WITH LIFETIME
REENPARK HOMES CHAIR-
Baldassarra to start making a name for himself.
Well known for outstanding generosity in
MAN and CEO Carlo Baldassarra
Less than a decade later, he and his partners,
his community, Baldassarra provides ongoing
was honoured with the prestigious
Jack Wine and Philip Rechtsman, created
support to numerous charities. Of particular
Lifetime Achievement Award.
Greenpark Homes, which soon grew to become
interest to him and his family are health-care
Canada's largest home builder.
institutions to which the Baldassarra family
The award was presented at the 34 annual
BILD Awards, which recognizes and celebrates
To date, Greenpark Homes and its affiliated
and businesses have donated millions of dol-
excellence within the building and development
companies have built and sold nearly 70,000
lars to help support and create new health-care
industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award is the
homes and condominiums throughout the GTA.
infrastructure in the GTA.
Association's highest honour, and was presented
"Today, I look back on my career and I am
"It is a privilege to present Carlo with this
to Baldassarra in front of 1,100 of his colleagues.
so grateful for all the people I have worked
prestigious award," said BILD President and
"This honour from BILD is very humbling
with to achieve so many incredible mile-
CEO Bryan Tuckey. "He is an industry cham-
to me," he said. "I never dreamed that my life
stones," Baldassarra said. "I look forward
pion who has given so much to our Association
would be filled with such accomplishments."
to creating even more opportunities through
and to communities throughout the GTA."
Arriving in Canada from his native Italy in
Greenpark with my sons and my growing family
1958, it did not take long for the 19-year-old
For a complete list of award recipients, visit
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Toronto Builder - Summer 2014
Building Industry Celebrates Quality and Excellence at Annual Awards Presentation
Lifetime Achievement Awards
34th Annual BILD Awards
BILD Acquires Full Ownership Stake in Toronto Home Shows
RealNet GTA Market Update
2014 Calendar of Events
Marketing Partners and Corporate Sponsors
Index to Advertisers
Toronto Builder - Summer 2014